Category: Local News

**UPDATED* Warrant issued by Greenwater RCMP

A warrant has been issued by the Greenwater RCMP seeking the location of Austin Severight, 20, from Yellow Quill First Nation. The warrant is a result of an investigation into an incident that occurred on...

Census 2016: The growth of seniors

By Andy Labdon With the release of Statistics Canada’s 2016 census, figures show that the average age of Canadians has increased from 40.6 years in 2011 to 41.2 years in 2016. For the first...

Archer heads to Indigenous Games

By Andy Labdon Randall-Dre Friday from Kylemore seems to be somewhat of a protégé when it comes to the ancient art of archery. Friday has been selected for Team Saskatchewan to participate in the...

Jackie Guy to release new song May 8

By Andy Labdon Five-time Saskatchewan Country Music Association award nominee and former Fosston-area gal Jackie Guy is about to make a new release. On May 8 Guy will release “Damned If I Do” to...

Trucks, trains and infrastructure

  By Andy Labdon Revitalization and improvement to Wadena has been at the forefront of most people’s minds this last 18 months or so, and one aspect that has been the topic of conversation...

Fish fry sold out – again

By Charlene Wirtz The Mallard Wildlife Federation once again last Sunday filled the Rose Valley Community Hall for their annual fish fry. The fish was accompanied by salads, potatoes and tartar sauce for a...

Iceberg alley on Quill Lakes

. Water levels have risen significantly to half-submerge the watch tower, left, at the wetlands. On the horizon to the right a small iceberg has toppled the feeding station bins.

Protests lined up for libraries

A province-wide effort to protest recent cuts to library funding is taking place Friday, April 7 at noon. Library supporters are being asked to Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) at their MLA’s office or...

Land: Who is buying and selling

By Charlene Wirtz Farm land prices, it seems, have gone through the roof lately, and there have been a lot of rumours about who is buying land and why the prices went up. The...

Talents showcased at skate club’s finale

By Charlene Wirtz The progress of the town’s skaters was evident during Wadena Skating Club’s annual carnival held on March 17. Appropriately the theme was St. Patrick’s Day Parade with plenty of green and...

LOCATED Wadena RCMP report missing person

Marlene Ukrainetz, 69, of Insinger was reported missing since 3:30 this morning, March 27. She is described as Caucasian female, approximately 5’4” tall, 190 lbs., with short light brown hair and blue eyes. She...